This section includes zoos, aquariums and natural history museums in the Phoenix area. Why? Fantastical creatures in steampunk tales are often based on real ones. And some steampunk artists have used animal forms as inspiration for their work. The gear icon indicates locations likely to be of particular interest to steampunks.

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Mesa, AZ, USA

The Arizona Museum of Natural History is the only natural history museum in the greater Phoenix area. . .

Phoenix, AZ, USA

The Phoenix Zoo is the largest privately owned, non-profit zoo in the United States. . .

Tempe, AZ, USA

Sea Life Arizona is a 26,000 square foot interactive aquarium located at Arizona Mills in Tempe, Arizona. . .

Litchfield Park, AZ, USA

Wildlife World Zoo & Aquarium near Phoenix specializes in African and South American animals, and has Arizona's largest collection of exotic animals. . .

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